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Author: 0 USA troops killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan

Earlier this month, the American military dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb on Islamic State group hideouts in eastern Afghanistan, killing almost a hundred militants. He had ordered in more troops in 2011 that peaked at about 100,000. These officials, who agreed to discuss political deliberations only on the condition of anonymity, said the situation in Afghanistan is even worse than they had expected, and that any politically palatable number would not be enough to turn the tide, much ...

Global Media China vows weapons tests as USA grapples with
Author: 0 China vows weapons tests as USA grapples with "grave" North Korea threat

A copy of the North's letter, dated March 23, was obtained by AFP on Thursday ahead of an ASEAN leaders' summit in Manila where they are expected to discuss the situation on the peninsula. Prospects for U.S. House passage of a healthcare system overhaul before Trump's 100th day in office dim as Republicans struggle to find the needed votes, lawmakers and aides say.

Author: 0 Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violence

But campus police Captain Alex Yao told a news conference late on Wednesday that his department would maintain "a highly visible presence" on Thursday, pointing to continued threats of violent protests. "I have my flights, so I thought I might stroll around the graveyard of the First Amendment", Coulter said in an emailed message. Speaking on CNN, liberal Senator Elizabeth Warren said that Ms.

Author: 0 Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

Republican Representatives Mark Meadows of North Carolina, who also serves as Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus and Tom MacArthur of New Jersey, drafted the proposed changes to the American Health Care Act. Their wavering comes as more hardline Republicans in the House Freedom Caucus have suddenly thrown their support behind the legislation. The GOP bill "continues to kick millions of Americans off their health insurance".

Global Media Watch 'The Simpsons' Needle Trump Ahead of 100-Day Milestone
Author: 0 Watch 'The Simpsons' Needle Trump Ahead of 100-Day Milestone

President Trump has called the 100 day benchmark "artificial" and a "ridiculous standard", but the White House has now unvieled a new website totuing his administration's accomplishments over the first three-plus-months, many the result of executive orders which don't require legislation.

Author: 0 Trump invites Senate to White House for briefing on N. Korea

Ted Cruz told ABC, adding, "It's of course the hope of the administration and Congress that military action isn't necessary". The Trump administration is also upping the ante diplomatically. Even though such briefings are regularly done at the Capitol-where there's several areas equipped to handle large groups receiving sensitive information-Donald Trump seemed to want to make a show of it.

Global Media Protesters attack Macedonian lawmakers after leadership vote
Author: 0 Protesters attack Macedonian lawmakers after leadership vote

Talks broke down following demands that Albanian become one of the country's official languages, because a quarter of Macedonia's population consists of ethnic Albanians. Early elections held in December as part of an EU-brokered deal have failed resolve the crisis and no government has been formed so far. Zaev, 42, was later cheered by hundreds of supporters when he appeared with several lawmakers from his party outside the Social Democratic headquarters in the capital of Skopje .

Global Media North Korea Conducts Artillery Drills as US Submarine Arrives
Author: 0 North Korea Conducts Artillery Drills as US Submarine Arrives

The U.S. became increasingly concerned that North Korea was planning additional missile and nuclear tests, while North Korea blamed the U.S. for escalating the situation. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is to chair a ministerial-level Security Council meeting on the North on Friday. "So if China wants to do something constructive then they ought to focus less, in my opinion, on South Korea's defensive preparations and focus instead more on North Korea's offensive preparations".

Global Media Trump Meets With Aid Worker After Negotiating Release From Egypt
Author: 0 Trump Meets With Aid Worker After Negotiating Release From Egypt

A military aide to Trump escorted Hijazi and her family back to Washington on a military plane, according to the administration official. During his April visit to the US, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said that he might be willing to give Hegazi a presidential pardon if she were convicted.

Author: 0 Rumors rife as gas restrictions in N. Korean capital drag on

Senate traveled to the White House for a special briefing on the North Korean situation. Washington has deployed an aircraft carrier strike group to the peninsula amid signs the North could be preparing for a sixth nuclear test. David von Hippel, a senior associate with the Nautilus Institute who specializes in energy and environmental issues, said supplies of crude oil and oil products would drop markedly without Chinese imports.

Global Media Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea
Author: 0 Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

In the past few years, national security analysts and senior defense officials have suggested that it may not be North Korea's ballistic missiles or artillery that are used to launch a large-scale attack on South Korea or US installations, but North Korean commandos potentially armed with biological weapons.

Author: 0 Area law enforcement agencies react to House's passage of bill

Rep. Mary Gonzalez told the House that she believes the bill will expose undocumented Texas residents to more crime. It would penalize jurisdictions that enact " sanctuary city " policies and allows the removal from office sheriffs and police chiefs who refuse to comply with detainer requests.

Global Media Jets take LSU safety Jamal Adams with No. 6 pick in draft
Author: 0 Jets take LSU safety Jamal Adams with No. 6 pick in draft

The Jets selected LSU safety Jamal Adams with the No. 6 overall pick. Adams told Jets reporters on a conference call that the Jets kept a predraft promise to him. He also joins another unique fraternity with his father George Adams , as just the sixth father-son combo to both be drafted in the NFL's first round.

Author: 0 Warriors F Durant available for Game 4 against the Blazers

The Golden State Warriors are lead the series by winning all three games over Blazers . The Wizards had the game's leading two scorers, with Bradley Beal pouring in 32 points and John Wall adding 22 and 10 assists, but the visitors were left empty-handed.

Global Media Ajax confirm Amsterdam ArenA to be renamed after Johan Cruyff
Author: 0 Ajax confirm Amsterdam ArenA to be renamed after Johan Cruyff

With the name change, the three parties want the best footballer of Amsterdam and the Netherlands to be given a worthy tribute. On what would have been the late Johan Cruyff's 70th birthday, Ajax have announced their intention to rename the Amsterdam Arena after their greatest player.

Global Media Siren wails as Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance Day
Author: 0 Siren wails as Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance Day

Earlier in April, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer mistakenly said Nazi leader Adolf Hitler didn't use chemical weapons while referencing chemical weapons attacks by Syria's leader, before apologizing and backtracking. Recalling Wiesel's story, Trump said , "That is why we are here today, to remember and to bear witness, to make sure that humanity never, ever forgets".

Global Media Seoul: North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary
Author: 0 Seoul: North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary

Meyer, a U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, South Korea's Navy said. The U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet also said that it held similar exercises with Japan's Navy in the East Sea. There are concerns that China's ability to secure a peaceful solution to the current spike in tensions has been damaged by repeated snubs by the North, which has ignored its calls to comply with United Nations resolutions.

Global Media Kulbhushan Jadhav innocent man, don't know his location yet
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav innocent man, don't know his location yet

He was replying to a question about India's contention that his execution would be "pre-meditated" murder and that due process was not followed by the military court that sentenced him to death. "Consular access is usually expeditiously granted", he added. "The senior ministers of government have told the Parliament that government will do everything that is possible to ensure justice to Kulbhushan".